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okay. good night. john: politics, do they lie or advocates just spin? >> i like to work with people who provide services to me. john: this season, it's beyond true serious about confnting political propaganda 6789 that's our show tonight. ♪ >>> and now, john stossel. [applause] john: i cld never run for political office because i don't keep my mouth shut. i offend people all the time and what i mean to say does not come out right. during a mock presidential debate, i said "college is stupid for some people." it is. producers turnedded that into an attack it'd. >> he says college is stupid, stossel, bad for our kids. john: what do candidates say when things are spunadly? my colleague, andrea tantaros, has answers. she used to be press secretary for the republican leadership in the house so you worked for boehner an company, and you then lied to us in the press about stuff? >> i never lied. it was actually hasser and company and tom delay. the goal of press secretary is to be as honest as possible, but you can never lie to the media. it's a cardinal rule. john: i assumed you always
show tonight. john: tonight we exploded duty night about elections and a natural disaster. i am told hurricane sandy is proof we need a powerful federal government, the fema to provide emergency management. the just makes sense. disaster across state lines who but the fed can help? the new york times declared a big star requires big government. very few politicians are skeptical. it is a relief to turn to ron paul. doctor, it is of myths that we need fema? >> i think so. it causes more harm than good. we handle plus a disasters 204 years before we had fema i have taken this position for a long time since the was first in office and i kept getting reelected because people were tired of fema. locked into insurance and it is a bureaucracy. they just takeover. john: across the fed line they have to have rolled? >> no. we should have real insurance. it causes many of the problems because they say you have to have insurance. they will noo sell it. that tells you it is too dangerous. soap rich people are subsidized by the poor people they have a good time the houses are washed away. john: b
? >> and that is our show tonight. john: tonight we exploded duty night about elections and a natural disaster. i am told hurricane sandy is proof we need a powerful federal government, the fema to provide emergency management. the just makes sense. disaster across state lines who but the fed can help? the new york times declared a big star requires big government. very few politicians are skeptical. it is a relief to turn to ron paul. doctor, it is of myths that we need fema? >> i think so. it causes more harm than good. we handle plus a disasters 204 years before we had fema i have taken this position for a long time since the was first in office and i kept getting reelected because people were tired of fema. locked into insurance and it is a bureaucracy. they just takeover. john: across the fed line they have to have rolled? >> no. we should have real insurance. it causes many of the problems because they say you have to have insurance. they will noo sell it. that tells you it is too dangerous. soap rich people are subsidized by the poor people they have a good time the houses are washed away. jo
, welcome to cash in. we have john and traces and joining us sally cone is with us. and i want to start wu. burned out workers helping the economy. how does that work? >> if we live in utopia they would skip to work and share cookies on the coffee break. we are seeing even though people are in jobs they can't stand. myself not included. you go to work because you have pay the bills and keep yourosholted going. you are not quiting on yourself and that is part of the american drive that is keeping the going. >> is it good that 63 percent . workers feel stressed out and extreme fatigue. is that good for business? >> no, it is not good that americans are feeling stressed out. we are in bad economic times and have the lowest labor participate . 37 million americans are in poverty out there. but the fact that americans show up and go to work. it is what the greatest generation did in world war ii. i have been over to see what our soldiers are doing. times are tough and merrence are stressed and we have structurally high unemployment and america is n used to that. but americans show up to work an
and elizabeth mcdonald and john. >> right or wrong policy for america? >> it is a doctor bleeding the patient. it will not cure the patient but make it worse. it takes resources and will cost jobs and every job created with that means two or fewer job private sector. that will not make the economy come back. >> rick, the new economic patriotism. does it mean i am unpatriotic if i don't agree with this. >> i don't think so. >> don't like patriotism with economic plan. >> if you are going to get behind the country you need to get behind some of the thing in the plan. most particularly i like the infrastructure part of the plan. i wish congress had taken it more seriously and i like to point out the same people who are concerned about the deficit and the impact on our children infrastructure is every bit as important. if we don't bring it up to speed it will hurt. >> john, do you think that building better school is going to change the education of our students. isn't it tougher standard and more competition. >> not one iota. it is a desperate act of the administration that ismenting to be perce
take this up tonight with john bolton and up to date on the presidential campaign and the polls are tightening. governor romney makes a speech in iowa as the president has another version of the old plan with better pictures. is the president's definition of fair a reflection of comprehensive enterise? we began with the benghazi controversy. the explanation does not stand up to what we're learning today. fox news has learned cia operatives have a laser target pinpointing the libyan border team attacking the cia and expert but there was no counterstrike. our men were abandoned. joining us now is john bolton. also cia operative michael scheuer. good to have you both here. >> if i may. lou: why and the world are we not able to get a straight answer over seven weeks about what happened to, why? who was responsible and why is the national media seen at -- seem nothing to be anything but lapdog sat? >> why can't we get a straight answer? the story keeps shifting the administrations does not want to own up to the fundamental problem to deny realy. according to them outside is to be dum
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trading normal session and electronic session. john brady, as a trader what have you been doing all week stocks futures is closed, there has been limited trading. what have you guys been doing? >> we've been reading a lot of polls and newswires regarding next week's election. a couple things have the market's attention, not just the storm. friday we have employment number. that number could see sizable revisions to the crazy september nonfarm payroll number about in early october. likewise we're following polls. seems that the raise is pretty close. it may be tilting one way. we're trying to get a bead on and handicap the what market as trading will be. >> john brady, very interesting. about the market report on friday and election next tuesday. where are markets going to open tomorrow by the way? >> i think stocks open a little lower. nasdaq probably 10 lower. you will see a rush of trading at opening. it will be quiet. >> john brady, rg o'brien guys. there is the word from the trading floor. back to you guys. nicole: thank you, sandra smith. tomorrow's opening sure to be busy one with
to the workforce. john is 42. mortgage. married. two great kids. he wants to protect his family with a $500,000 term life insurance policy. what do you think it'll cost him? a hundred dollars a month? sixty? forty? actually none of the above. john can get a $500,000 policy -from a highly rated insurer - for under $25 a month. his secret? selectquote. selectquote is impartial. o give you a choice of your best prices. selectquote has great savings on term life for women, too. john's wife carrie, can get a $500,000 policy for under $16 a month. selectquote has helped make term life insurance affordable for hundreds of thousands of people since 1985. how about yo just call this number or visit selectquote dot com. gerri: unemployment up is always hiring. 171,0 jobs added to the jobless rat picking up to 7.9% because more people are going on the job hunt. here to break it down, senior research fellow at george mason university and former commissioner of the bureau of labor statistics, jason shanker, chief economist for pocedure economics. good news or bad? >> i think it was a good report. we saw
ceo and we have senior vice president and portfolio manager. guys, good to see you both. john, i want to go to you first, usually bears invest in gold. that is one of your suggestions but it was a bad day for gold investors to say the very least. were you buying today? >> yeah we were buying a little bit. i think we obviously got beat up the other day. goldcorp, we think that long term, looks really good for gold and certainly looks good for materials broadly. liz: what looks good for you, mr. hefty? you have a a lot of assets under management. were you out there buying? >> as we look at today we're taking longer term view. we think there will be continued volatility coming into the election. definitely post-election as you go into first quarter next year. there might be better buying opportunities down the road and then definitely what we saw today. liz: you say you waited and will not jump in just yet until you see things settled down just a bit? >> not necessarily settle down. there is room for perhaps a shorter term correction down the pipe as we get closer to the fiscal cliff. yo
. >> yes, this is definitely manhattan in the dark at this point. >> i would like to go to john with psg. are you there? >> okay, we just lost him. it looks like brian quinn is returning to nyu. once again, the power is out there. the backup generator has failed and they have had to move hundreds and hundreds of patients and a very impressive -- again, a fleet of ambulances transferred these patients and brian quinn told us in an orderly fashion that these hospitals actually have pretty elaborate evacuation plans. and they were able to -- it looks like they're still making the switch from nyu langone to mount sinai. >> net, i am noticing. is it raining in manhattan, now? >> it is light rain, but it is raining. still being blown around by the wind. gusting up to 60 miles per hour. we will see some of these rain bands cover up and make circulation for quite some time. nothing like the heaviest rain that went through south jersey and towards the southern pennsylvania. they had about three to 5 inches of rain. rainfall totals earlier, this is just light rain. but it will continue. as i have
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-president of electric operations, a person by the name of john, said the previous record for outage was 200,000 by hurricane irene 2011 quote the largest storm related outage in our history and again, 1.2 million, pl and without electricity at this hour and we're going to keep following this for you, they had 25,000 power crews on stand by that they brought in according to pepco, the utility in washington d.c. and 25,000 men and women additional force flown in from mexico, canada, and washington state poise today dispatch the crews. charles: it's a herculean effort or a herculean task. a lot of people without power, thanks, adam. >> you've got it. charles: joining us a spokeman for con-ed, the utility company in new york city, alfonso, can you fill us in on how things are looking. >> sure thing. the updated number for people in new york city and westchester county and that number is actually 729,000 customers out throughout new york city and westchester county and we're looking at about, in manhattan, where the bulk of them are at at this point, 240,000 customers out. charles: alfonso, how
. illinois's direct debt is now 58 billion dollars. joining us now is john tillman from the illinois policy institute. a lot of people reacting to the illinois report. the report of the state budget crisis task force, a big-time report, and the thing is for me, it's all the reasons why this so, you know, there's so many problems. it's not just one thing. we're talking about the budget process, underfunded retirement benefits, medicare spending, law and practices hindering fiscal responsibility and stability. it goes on and on. it seems like you are on a collision course. >> it would be irresponsible of the people of illinois to ask the other 49 states to bail us out for the spending we have been doing for decades. this is a spending driven crisis. we have structural overspending that is unsustainable. the best way to illustrate this is in 2000 we had about 1.5 million people on medicaid. we now have 3.1 million people on medicaid. that's 104% growth. while we've expanded it to a middle class entitlement. that's just unaffordable. the bottom line though is the real core problem is pensions a
. joining us now by phone is senior earnings analyst. john, i do want to ask you, what do you make of all these companies making these moves? are they justified do you think in changing the game when wall street is pretty much looking to open tomorrow? >> well, i think for the most part, the companies that have rescheduled earnings did so yesterday. as for today, most of the companies that were scheduled to report did report on time. i think net, net, the markets this won't be much of an impact in terms of the markets overall. in terms of the earnings impact going forward, most companies' third quarter ended back on september 30th. i think in terms of earnings perspective, most of the impact we'll see in the fourth quarter as opposed to the third. cheryl: i think, john, one of the reasons that it is disconcerting, if you will, is that you have major companies, i mean pfizer is now going to be reporting on november 1st. obviously the street has been waiting on that. people are placing, timing, if they can, on these reports, automatic data, mcgraw hill, all of these are delayed. do you thin
of the above. john can get a $500,000 policy -from a highly rated insurer - for under $25 a month. his secret? selectquote. selectquote is impartial. they'll search the pick of insurers like these to give you a choice of your best prices. selectquote has great savings on term life for women, too. john's wife carrie, can get a $500,000 policy for under $16 a month. selectquote has helped make term life insurance affordable for hundreds of thousands of people since 1985. how about you? just call this number or visit selectquote dot com. neil: another day, another massive round of layoffs. announced the cutting to 2,000 workers, part of the slew of companies announcing layoffs staring down the fiscal cliff you might have heard about. the next guest preparing to lay off workers, freeze salaries, renegotiate health care benefits. the whole nine yards. president and ceo, michael kelly with me now. what do you fear the most? like, i ask a lot of your colleagues this about what makes the guy like you retrench? what? >> well, we retrenched -- as a matter of fact we've been through the reduction divorc
for most of the evening. john honey in huntington. john, how's it looking at there? >> well, it is very urey, actually. the power remains off. it's very quiet, very still. take a look. if you can see anything. follow me. basically we are a long new york avenue here in the center of the village, huntington village, and it is just totally dark. we have seen some cars driving by, police checking the area. a couple of people walking by, in fact. here comes an officer right here . come back around. but basically power remains south. a suffolk county officer. power remains out throughout this area for a couple of hundred thousand customers. here on long island, that is a big problem, number one, power. earlier we were along huntington harbor, which is just down the road. and the wind really picked up. prole about 55-69 per hour gusts, higher than that, and we were lucky because we have some shelter behind a building. the storm was really coming through, but we watched as cheese were snapping as going into people's yards and that has been the issue all day. taking down power lines, causing a l
.9%. not everybody is lying that. but those are the expectations. the potential fallout from john layfield. steve, what do you think? >> i've never been one who thought these numbers were politically mutilated last month but we are raising our eyebrows when we saw that. the huge blip in the number of jobs. neil: the way it was calculated certainly left you wondering about the math involved. >> exactly. i follow those numbers from that household survey all the time. i think there will be a correction in the october numbers we get tomorrow and therefore i would not be surprised if i don't see it pick up in the unemployment rate, maybe back to the eight number. that would be bad news, but praying he gets a seven tomorrow, not an eight. neil: when you look at this, john, does it matter? are we at a point where people have a thick view of the economy and the jobs report days ahead of the election, will it change it one way or another? >> i don't think it matters, then spend over a billion dollars bashing each other, people are prett have pretty mup their minds. the lowest labor force participation rat
. [applause] john: everyone. "the willis report" is coming up next. ♪ gerri: hello, everybody. i'm gerri willis. signs of desperation for the obama campaign as polls show the president's support eroding. today's objective, youn voters. president-elect counted on them to get h elected, but now he is learning that they are not full of hope for him as they were last time. probably because while he is in the white house many young people are still living at their parents' house, facing fewer job opportunities. the president today trying to gin up his base among young voters with interviews at mtv and rolling stone. will it work? here to talk about it top political journalist and commentator, columnist for the new york post and human events editor and radio talk-show host. welcome. great to have you here. i'll go to you first. you know, this in a tv interview we were listening to this afternoon, and the questions are unbelievable of softballs. it's like so, what was your first date with michele like? i mean, is this what passes for journalism with the president? >> i think so. a lot of journa
john mccain 4 years ago, because of early voting, one of the reason that democrats are so panicked renew, one reason they are trying to spend every possible tea leaf and discredit every national poll they could looking at hard -- they are looking at hard numbers from data poll numbers could one state they are not behind early vote numbers is colorado. problem is colorado happens to be one of the republican's strongest early voting states. there was a survey, by pew i believe, shows that obama is winning early vote by 7 points, he won is by 16 16, 4 years ago. lou: as we look at numbers, the fox polls the two men are locked up, 46% each. and that happens to be where the real clear politics poll of polls has this race. knotted up, even. with 5 days remaining before the election. your thoughts? >> well, here is the thing, momentum is with mitt romney, storm is a little bit of a bump. his numbers have been going up. and president obama's numbers down. with regard to early voting as well, democrat strategy to get as many people out to vote who are reliable voters while republican strate
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and governor john cusick and bobby jindal there. you have virginia governor bob mcdonnell. he will be joining us shortly. i mean, that is the who's who of the republican party in an all-out push to fit mitt romney over the top. to show you how tight the ohio races. they are either dead tired or separated by no more than two points. well within the margin of error. they have no idea how it will turn out. but we do know that for mitt romney, the math gets tough and less he wins in ohio. i'm talking about the electoral map and that is where he will have to do it. they are bringing out a full team to make that happen. my next guest says the president helps union workers. delphi went bankrupt. former delphi worker tom rhodes. would have been? >> thank you for having me. myself and 20 other retirees are just one of the untold casualties of the auto bailout. after the gym bankruptcy process was complete, the uaw retirees had their full health care and pensions, where as yself and others lost all of ourhealth care and our life insuranceand had pension reductions up to 70%. neil: so it is actually a j
't be a marathon. end of next week, former united nations ambassador john bolton joins us. @%arles schwab chief investment strategist, and election day lineup of all stars. so be with us. next, a shocking report on the union election spending. say it's not so. that's next. ♪ i'm a conservative investor. i invest in what i kw. i turned 65 last week. i'm getting married. planning a life. there are risks, sure. but, there's no reward without it. i want to be prepared for e long haul. i see a world bursting with opportunities. india, cha, brazil, ishares, small-caps, large-caps, ishares. industrials. low cost. every dollar counts. ishares. income. dividends. bond i like bonds. ishares. commodities. diversification. choices. my own ideas. ishares. i want to usthe same stuff the big guys use. ishares. 9 out of 10 large, professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. introducing the ishares core, etfs for the heart of your portfolio. taefficient and low cost building blocks to help you keep more of what you earn. call your advisor. visit ishares.com. ishares. yeah, ishares. ishares by blackro
week, former united nations ambassador john bolton joins us. @%arles schwab chief investment strategist, and eltion day lineup of all stars. so be with us. next, a shocking report on the union election spending. say it's not so. that's next. ♪ first day at school. what's in there? he's about to fall over. just anything he might need. there's a box of tissues on the bottom and some band-aids; there's a wholfirst-aid kit, actually. mom, i can handle it from here. announc: you don't have to be perfect... bye-bye. have a great day. that's too much pressure. have the day you have. to be a perfect parent. yes! timothy: there are two people in the world who want you more than anything. they'll make some mistakes, but they will love you more than you can ever imagine. announcer: there are thousands of children in foster care who will take you just as you are. lou: in theface of risi outrage, new york city mayor michael bloomberg forced to scrap the new york city marathon, pressure to cancel grew as news organizations, including fox reported on the devastation and the sense of betrayal felt by
. there won't be a marathon. end of next week, former united nations ambassador john bolton joins us. @%arles schwab chief investment strategist, and election day lineup of all stars. so be with us. next, a shocking report on the union election spending. say it's not so. that's next. ♪ lou: in the face of rising outrage, new york city mayor michael bloomberg forced to scrap the new york city marathon, pressure to cancel grew as news organizations, including fox reported on the devastation and the sense of betrayal felt by residents from s.i. and other parts of new york s.i. a also known as new york city's forgotten borough. >> fed up. fed up. this line, that line, what are we? is this america. >> no food. lou: -- >> he was trapped. >> know where to go, no clothes. >> people here are still hurting. they're still looking for people. it's crazy. >> note to -- nothing has been done here. >> you have no gas, nothing. >> thirteen years. i lost it. lou: s.i with a marathon would have begun beore the mayor called off, several hotel owners also he owns the hilton garden inn, they were turning away p
. this man grew up here and his girlfriend lives behind here. some of the houses condemned. john, the marathon is going on. what do you think? >> i think, along with many others, it is a disgrace. >> what would you say to mayor bloomberg to maybe change his mind? >> i can understand you may feel it is uplifting, but there are people out there that need the water, they need these hotels. i feel it is a disgrace. >> now i want to and -- introduce you to this woman. >> i think the governor has done a great job in new york and the tragedy. this is not a good answer. i am very concerned. we need police officers here, we need generators here, we need hotel rooms here. all of these things are being taken away for this marathon. >> i do have to point out, when we came in we saw the portable bathroom facilities and generators just across the street from here. aren't the people's needs here being that close that can't both be met? >> absolutely not. we need every single resource. take one of each of these away, i have people e-mailing me telling me they are being kicked out of their rooms
: last time around the president 66 percent. his competitor at that time, john mccain, 32 percent among young voters. how hard is this at the end of the day when you look at this for people to up sign-on with the president when you can't get a job >> okay. gerri: sorry about that. i'm asking both of you. >> youngbear voters were an indispensable part of his winning coalition in 2008. 23 million younger voters went and cast their ballot. the vast majority of them went to barack obama. that is why he has these tail mary's trying to get bruce springsteen and in ohio and iowa, trying to a kid young people up to vote for him. these are not college kids. thousands are coming out on college campuses. the mtv was swayed. nike said, you won't have any hard-hitting journalistic questions. will these tactics work? they do, but not to the same degree they did in 2008. gerri: the question is all about whether young people go and vote at the end of the day. something that i think is really important. this new ad with a young girl. she is an actress and a hit series called girls. i want you to listen
flooded. there they are. for more on the storm impact. i am joined by former shell oil president, john hofmeister, thank you for joining us. 6 refineries, operating at reduced want it, not full. two are off line. because they suffered flooding and they lost power, what is your concern here? >> i think it is the safety of the infrastructure. more broadly than just refineries. it is good if the refineries were not that badly damaged. it worries me if they were flooded it may require the replacement of a lot of electricals in new york area, new england, and midatlantic states a lot supply comes from out of the country, how is the infrastructure at ports, have we checked out what damage has been done port with the sea surge as we saw it. gerri: let me interrupt. you talk about refineries and@ ports two different things, you also say there could be a problem with distribution and retail service stations, tell us about that. >> that is the biggest worry of all, there is an inventory of finished product available, about 4 weeks, if refineries can get up and running is great, but getting it di
is in lower manhattan. okay, john, nice move today. did you expect this big a rally? >> i did not expect this big a rally. yes, we've been waiting all week for economic news to come out. heading into tomorrow, we're looking for that unemployment number. but the numbers we got today, i think this market really needed that boost, needed that lift. i think investors have been waiting for action to come into this market. heading into tomorrow's number, the numbers we got this morning, might be a little foresight as to what we should be expecting tomorrow. we head into tuesday, we've got the elections. still neck-and-neck depending on which poll you start looking at. at this point right now it is somewhat positive or encouraging to see that what we've been through so far this week, the two days off, relatively quiet day yesterday. it seems like the dust has settled, and the money is starting to come slowly back on a short-term basis into this market here. liz: let's hope so. but it's slowly but surely. kevin down at the cme, you know, you can look at things from gasoline and oil inventories,
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